London: Bertram Rota, 1987. 1st Edition. 283, [ (blank)] pp. Illustrated with plates. 8vo. Black papered boards with gold design stamped to front and rear boards. Black cloth spine with gilt title lettering stamped to spine. An expose of the Frederic Prokosch pamphlet forgeries, a la Carter & Pollard from.....
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San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1999. One of 1100 copies printed at The Yolla Bolly Press. 24 unnumbered pages. B/w photographic images. 8vo. 9-5/8" x 7-3/16". Saddle-stitched light grey wrappers with flaps, illustration printed to front wrapper. A keepsake from the Book Club of California, with whom Sperisen.....
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. First Edition. [i-ix] x-xviii [xix-xxii]  2-360  pp. 16 pp. of b/w photos Large 8vo., 9-1/4" x 6-1/4" Publisher's quarter gray cloth and red paper covered boards, lettering in silver foil to backstrip with a red foil flourish, in original pictorial dust jacket.
New York: HarperCollins, (2001). 1st edition. xviii, , 636 pp (including Index). Illustrated. 8vo. Black cloth spine with peach-colored paper-wrapped boards. Pictorial eps. Orange dust jacket. Basbane's second installment, and another wonderful read, on the history/present-state of the world of books.
Leicester: Twelve By Eight Press, 1965. 1st edition. #178/400cc. Signed by the Press owner, John Mason. 19 pp. Printed by Will Carter. on 3 different finely-made papers. Deckled edges. Illustrations by Rigby Graham. 8" x 11 7/8". Faux vellum binding with spine lettered in gilt & press emblem on front.....
(n. p.): James Wehlage, . 1st separate edition. Limited to 150 cc.  pp. Frontis of Beecher. 10-1/4" x 7-1/8". Stiff blue paper wrappers with printed paper title label to front wrapper.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1943. 1st edition. 27 pp. 12mo. Printed pink wrappers.
New York: Bowker, 1946. 1st edition. Limited to 3000cc. 305 pp (including index), illustrated, 8vo. Hardback. Dust jacket.
Chicago: American Library Association, 1925. 1st prtg. 49 pp, 12mo. Brown printed wrappers. ALA "Reading With A Purpose" Series #6. A course of instruction for men and women who wish to know more about the literature of America.